Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones is a British film director, producer, and screenwriter best known for directing the science fiction film Moon for which he won the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.
Filmmaker Duncan Jones put his philosophy degree to good use when he started making science fiction films. Now on his fourth one, Duncan tells Marc how he tries to crack life's big questions through sci-fi stories, including Moon and his new movie Mute, which he likens more to Robert Altman's MASH than to Blade Runner. Duncan also talks to Marc about the burdens of having a famous parent - his being David Bowie - when you're trying to carve your own path. Plus, comedian and metal guy Brendon Small returns to the garage to talk about his new Galaktikon project. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. 
The Cinematic Tangent talks Duncan Jones and his complete filmography: Moon, Source Code, and Warcraft. What was the name of Chad’s World of Warcraft character? Who is Buttbong420? Zub-Zub? And is Duncan Jones a good director? The Cinematic Tangent answers these questions – and more (maybe)! http://archive.org/download/TheCinematicTangentEpisode51DuncanJones/TheCinematicTangent-Episode51-DuncanJones.mp3
Duncan Jones (director, Moon, Warcraft) chats with Chris about how the physical world of Warcraft came alive, what he learned by going to film school and the time he did a commercial for the UK Singled Out. They also talk about working on Moon, the recent passing of his father and the responsibilities of being a director. They also come up with ideas for horror films made with babies!
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Creator Details

Birthdate
May 30th, 1971
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 51 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 982199